- May 22, 2015 13:23 IST
The West Bengal board declared the Class 10 exam (popularly known as Madhyamik exam) results on Friday. It has recorded an overall pass percentage of 82.66%.
- May 18, 2015 13:28 IST
A fire swept through the fishmongers' section of Kolkata's famed New Market on Monday.
- Apr 30, 2015 08:57 IST
Important junctions that usually spring to life by 8 AM on weekdays such as Esplanade, Shyambazar, Park Circus, Sealdah and Howrah Station wore a deserted look.
- Apr 24, 2015 23:26 IST
The Trinamool Congress will not support the Land Acquisition Bill proposed by the Narendra Modi-led central government, party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.
- Apr 17, 2015 11:56 IST
Just a couple of years ago, it was an unqualified boom. Various ‘groups of companies’ sprung up in various corners of Bengal producing, or claiming to produce, just about everything under the sun — from cement to edible oil, newspapers to TV channels, apartments to resorts and motorcycles. However, on Thursday, the CID of the state police swooped down on I-Core group owner Anukul Maiti
- Apr 15, 2015 10:53 IST
Radiologists and cardiologists in the city have urged the state government to review the Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostics Techniques (PCPNDT) Act — the law that deals with sexdetermination of still-to-be-born children — to save many cardiac patients who suffer from acute pulmonary thrombo embolism or pericardial effusion problems.
- Apr 15, 2015 10:49 IST
Bangladesh land minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif sought to pick up the threads from the Mamata-Hasina meet in Dhaka as he met the chief minister at Nabanna on Monday. However, he didn’t say if his optimistic tone on the Teesta issue was the result of discussions with the chief minister on the day.
- Apr 09, 2015 11:48 IST
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee launched a personal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public rally, where she also questioned the CBI’s jurisdiction in sending notices seeking documents relating to the party’s income and expenditure.
- Apr 06, 2015 18:10 IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam, has sought details of the accounts of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress.
- Apr 03, 2015 18:05 IST
On the run in Bengal and parts of Jharkhand and Bihar, CPI( Maoist) has announced “successful opening of a new warfront in Kerala”, in the southwestern part of the country, besides signing a pact of mutual help with the Communist Party Maoist, Manipur, active in the northeast.
- Mar 30, 2015 14:34 IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed the charge sheet in October 2 Burdwan blast in the city sessions court on Monday afternoon.
- Mar 28, 2015 15:30 IST
The team behind slogans such as 'ap ki bar, Modi sarkar' in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls is preparing to for the crucial Bengal assembly elections next year. This time the will also promote the BJP across cyberspace – Facebook, Whatsapp and Twitter.
- Mar 28, 2015 12:59 IST
You may have to draw a contract with your domestic help, pay hourly wages, give bonuses and four days of paid leave per month—these are among the demands of domestic helps, who are slowly congregating under a banner to press the government for their legal recognition and welfare.
- Mar 27, 2015 14:06 IST
Rose Valley Group owner Gautam Kundu was remanded in ED (Enforcement Directorate) custody on Thursday. Hundreds of Rose Valley employees massed near Bankshall Court and shouted slogans against the ED as Kundu was led away amid tight security. The mediapersons were heckled and beaten up by Rose Valley agents, as the cops turned mute spectators.
- Mar 26, 2015 10:31 IST
The easiest way to make way into a Bengali heart is through football, so believes the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).